Hallaton railway station

Hallaton railway station was a former railway station serving the town of Hallaton, Leicestershire,[1] on the Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway. The station was located about a quarter of a mile east of the village on the road to Horninghold. The station opened in 1879 and closed to regular traffic in 1953. The Leicester to Peterborough service was withdrawn in 1916. To the south-west was Welham Junction.

Hallaton
Hallaton geograph-3592650-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
LocationHallaton, Leicestershire
England
Grid referenceSP794966
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Pre-groupingGreat Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway
Post-groupingLNER and LMS joint
Key dates
1879Opened
1953Closed
Former Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
East Norton   London and North Western Railway
Nottingham to Northampton
  Market Harborough
  Great Northern Railway
Leicester Belgrave Road to Peterborough North
  Medbourne

ReferencesEdit

 
The old entrance
  1. ^ British Railways Pre-Grouping Atlas and Gazetteer

Coordinates: 52°33′38″N 0°49′50″W / 52.5605°N 0.8305°W / 52.5605; -0.8305